2 men killed in industrial accident at Cantua Creek ranch in Fresno County

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Sunday, January 6, 2019
2 men killed while making repair on Fresno County ranch

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Two men were killed after being caught under a tree nut shaker at a ranch in Cantua Creek in Fresno County.

Fresno County Fire responded to the incident just around 11:20 a.m. on Saturday, where they found a 66-year-old man and a 31-year-old man had been crushed while trying to make a repair on the machine.

According to deputies, the workers were trying to disconnect hydraulic hoses under the shaker when the arm fell.

Both men were pronounced dead when paramedics arrived.